“Head-On Collision” Involving Motorcycle And Car In Kane County

There was a “head-on collision” involving a car and motorcycle Friday morning (September 29, 2017) in rural Kane County.  The motorcyclist was hurt and has accident injuries that are considered to be life-threatening in nature.

According to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, the collision occurred on Perry Road, on a curve between Harter Road and Miner Road in unincorporated Kaneville Township.  At approximately 6:15 a.m. Friday morning, a collision occurred after a Nissan Sentra heading eastbound on Perry Road drove into the westbound lane and hit a Harley-Davidson motorcycle in a “head-on” crash.

The motorcyclist, identified as Kenneth Ford, 53, of Batavia, was taken to Delnor Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries, which were considered potentially life-threatening.  Ford was wearing a motorcycle helmet at the time of the collision.

An excerpt regarding the accident, from the September 29 Batavia Patch article titled “Batavia Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Head-On Crash“:

The driver of the Nissan, Jose Becerra, 48, of the 700 block of North 7th Street in Rochelle, was not injured in the crash. He has been cited for improper lane usage.

The accident investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the Kane County Sheriff’s Office deputies and members of the Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Chicago-area motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Patch article mentioned above.


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